- 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 425-252-2873
- Emergency shelter
- General and legal advocacy
- Support groups
- Domestic violence education.
General and legal advocacy can include talking through options moving forward such as seeking a criminal protection order and reporting the abuse to police. This provides the opportunity to talk through your options and ask questions before making any decisions.
Providence provides a comprehensive set of services for those who have experienced assault and/or abuse. “At Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse, our goal is to promote emotional physical healing for people victimized by sexual or physical violence by providing:
- 24-hour crisis line 425-525-4800 (TTY 425-258-7081)
- Medical and legal advocacy
- Medical examinations
- Support group services
- Community education and referrals”
All advocacy services are provided free of charge.
The following links provide some very good information about preventing suicide, warning signs and how to access help, but no web search can be a substitute for getting help from a caring trained professional. This is true whether you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be.
- WSU Everett CARE Team, is dedicated to the success of each student academically, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually. The purpose of this team is to identify and develop a plan for those students that may be experiencing more than ordinary transitional issues and may need a member of the committee to check in or offer assistance in some way.
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline, which provides free and confidential emotional support, can be reached at any time at 1-800-273-8255.
- Suicide: Read This First, this is an excellent resource for persons experiencing suicidal thoughts. It is a compelling, well-written site that offers a variety of alternatives to suicide and strategies for increasing effective coping.